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05-04-2006, 11:17 AM
During the fall 2002, and spring 2003 semesters, the faculty at Ethical Research Academy will submit an explanatory (cause and effect) research proposal to a national research organization in order to obtain a $100,000 educational grant. The focus of the study, using 1500 master students, will be to determine if there is a causal relationship among GPA, class absences, and hours of study.
Write the explanatory title of the reserch study.
hint: The Effect of _____ Upon ______
I would say this would be 'The effect of GPA depends upon class absences and hours of study.
Is this correct?

05-04-2006, 11:43 AM
The title could be "The effect of study hours and absences on GPA", except you can't say that there is a causal relationship.